Adams
Arterburn
Axline
Baxter
Bell
Bell
Blanton
Bodley
Boney
Bullington
Burch
Burney
Carten
Chitwood
Clay
Clements
Cline
Cochran
Collins
Crawford
Crocker
Davis
Davis
Davison
Degarmo
Dewhirst
Dobbs
Dobbs & Shaw
Doles
Drysdale
Estes
Ewalt
Fishburn
Freeman
Gant
Garten
Gibson
Goff
Hargis
Harris
Hayes
Heckard
Hendricks
Henton
Henton
Herr
Herr
Hewitt
Hitchcock
Holmes
Horney
Hughes
Jackson
Jackson
Jameson
Jeffries
Karr
Kelley
Kenwell
Kinkaid
Klaber
Kuder
Ladou
Laughman
LeDou
Leonhart
Locket
Luallen
Maddox
Maddox
McCambley
McCorkle
McCormick
McCoy
McCoy
McElwain
McGrath
Melrose,
Morlan
Mosshart
Murphy
Neatherly
Noble
Ormiston
Osborne
Painter
Painter
Parsons
Phye
Phye
Poindexter
Reeves
Reutlinger
Robie
Saunders
Seaton
Shaw
Singer
Sleeper
Sommer
Standfield
Taul
Thompson
Wadsworth
Wagner
Walker
Walker
Wood
Wysong,
Zeilor

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Barber County Index: Jul-Dec 1898

The Barber County Index was a weekly newspaper, published in Medicine Lodge beginning in 1880, with Mr. Painter & Mr. Herr as Editors and Managers. Local news included coverage from the surrounding communities, as well as Medicine Lodge. This reel begins Wednesday, July 6, 1898 and continues through Wednesday, September 25, 1901. The information has been copied as accurately as possible, but errors may still occur. Minor printing errors have been corrected, but otherwise the information is presented as it originally appeared. Please consult the individual reels to verify an item. I do not have any further information about these individuals or families. Contributed by Ellen Knowles Bisson (thebissons@worldnet.att.net)

Jul 6, 1898

pg 2, col 3

Died: We were surprised and grieved to learn of the death of Dr. T. W. Davis, postmaster at Sharon, which occurred last Friday [probably Jul 1st]. The death was very sudden and was caused by the congestion of the bowels. He was taken sick early on Friday morning and at 4 o'clock in the afternoon died. Mr. Davis was an old settler in Barber county and highly respected by those who knew him. He was interred in the Sharon cemetery on Saturday afternoon. [See additional obituary below.]

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Married: At Richmond school house, on Wednesday evening, June 22nd, at 9:30 o'clock, Mr. Chas. J. Chitwood, of Richmond, and Miss Mattie B. Freeman, of Kansas City, Mo., were united in marriage, Rev. J.H. Williams officiating. The groom is a son of Mr. P. Chitwood, and is a young man of sterling worth. The bride is a niece of W.P. Ward, and is a highly accomplished young lady. At the hour above mentioned, as the audience arose to their feet, Mrs. H.A. Seaton, who presided at the organ, began the wedding march, the bride and groom entered the house and marched down the carpeted aisle, preceded by six little flower girls who stationed themselves three on each side of a large marriage bell under which the bride and groom stood while the ceremony was performed, after which the happy couple retired as they came, followed by the good wishes of scores of friends. (Woodward News)

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Married: Mr. Clarence L. Harris and Miss Mabel Saunders, both of Sun City township, were united in marriage on Saturday evening, July 2. They are popular young people and have the best wishes of all their friends.

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Marriage License: A license was issued yesterday to Mr. Henry Klaber and Miss Lollie Jeffries, both living near Crisfield. This license should have been issued on Friday but on account of the absence of the probate judge and irregularities in papers it was not done until yesterday [Jun 6].

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Died: The chief event of the week is the sudden death of Dr. T.W. Davis which occurred on Friday evening, July 1, 1898, at about 4 o'clock, p.m. He arose in the morning as usual and brought in a bucket of water and sat down in a chair when he became unconscious and speechless in which state he continued until the hour of his death. As soon as his family were aware of his condition, Dr. Reed was summoned and everything was done that medical skill could do to relieve him but without avail. He was buried on Saturday, C.B. Sherk conducting the funeral services. Dr. Davis moved to this state from Indiana over twenty years ago and lived several years in Medicine Lodge. He moved from the county seat to where Sharon is before there was a town here and has continued to reside at Sharon ever since. He was well known in this community and by the old settlers throughout the county and was generally respected. His wife and six children survive him and have the sympathy of the entire community in their bereavement. He was a member of the Christian church. [Sharon news][Further note in same section indicates that Mrs. Davis was quite sick at the same time.]

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Born: To Geo. Poindexter and wife, a son. [Sharon news]

Jul 13, 1898, pg 3, col 3

Born: A nine-pound boy came to stay at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Wadsworth on Friday, July 8th. Waldron Chase says Fred hasn't been earning his salt since the event. But we'll venture the assertion that he will soon be tamed down. We would remark, incidentally, that we would like to drink and smoke to that boy's health.

Jul 27, 1898

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Born: The Alva Review announces a girl baby born to Mr. and Mrs. Sam Mosshart on [Jul] 13th. Hurrah for Sam!

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Born: A nice baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Parsons on Monday, the 25th [of Jul]. Dr. Kociell in attendance.

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Married: The marriage of Judge Alfred M. Jackson and Miss Lydia Robie was solemnized at Greeley, Colorado, on Tuesday of last week, July 19th. The bride is a sister to Mrs. A.L. Noble, and has visited here frequently and is therefore well known and a great favorite among our people. The groom is an ex-judge of one of the districts of this state but recently removed to Salt Lake City. We clip the following account from the Denver Republican of July 20th. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Noble, of this city, attended the wedding: Greeley, Colo., July 19. - A quiet wedding was solemnized at high noon today in Trinity Episcopal church. Judge Alfred M. Jackson of Salt Lake City and Miss Lydia Robie of Bath, N.Y., were united, the Rev. Frank W. Henry performing the ceremony. Only a few relatives and friends were present. The groom is an eminent lawyer of the Mormon capital. The bride is a prepossessing brunette, bright, vivacious and witty. She has been visiting her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George E. Robie, of this city, for several weeks.

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Died: Mrs. Arterburn, wife of A. Arterburn, of Mingona township, died last Saturday, July 23, 1898, from the effects of a rattlesnake bite received on the Friday preceding. Mrs. Arterburn was weeding onions when she came in contact with the poisonous reptile. She was immediately brought to town and put under the medical treatment of Dr. Burney, but it seemed that her system was no capable of retaining whiskey or other medicine although she had taken it freely. She suffered intensely after the poison had taken effect and her arm was terribly swollen and colored. The funeral services were held from the family residence on Sunday. The sorrowing and aged husband has the sympathy of all in this sad and sudden affliction. Mrs. Arterburn was 58 years old and, besides her husband, leaves several grown children. [See also Cresset transcription @ Jul 29, 1898.]

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Married: The marriage of Prof. Joseph Cyrus Kenwell to Miss Margaret Melrose, will occur on Thursday afternoon, July 28, 1898, at Franklinville, New York. They will reside in Nevadaville, Colorado, after September 1, Prof. Kenwell was an instructor in our Normal Institute two years ago and held the principalship of the Kiowa schools two years.

Aug 3, 1898, pg 3, col 4

Married: The marriage of Mr. Albert G. Hendricks and Miss Lena Clements took place at the home of the bride's father, Milton H. Clements, in Turkey Creek township on Sunday, July 31, 1898. Rev. Owens, of Sun City, officiated at the ceremony. The wedding was a characteristic one from the fact that both parties are mute and deaf and the vows were taken by means of an interpreter. Uncle Milt, as he is known throughout the entire county, is one of those good natured, whole souled men that enliven a community and he concluded to make this occasion an old-time picnic. Accordingly 200 invited guests were present, which, by the way, included the whole neighborhood, and one of the best dinners ever spread in the county was served. The old settlers of the northwestern part of the county were well represented and it goes without saying that they had a good time calling up reminiscences, incidents and adventures in the early days when the buffalo and the mountain lion held full sway. And in this Uncle Milt was equal to any of them; he had as much experience of pioneer life as any man in Kansas, and is a pretty good man yet. That Sunday's gathering is one of which he can well feel proud and those who attended have every reason to be thankful for the royal entertainment. When it comes to counting friends none can county more of them than Uncle Milt Clements. We are indebted to Commissioner H.C. Walker for an account of the day's festivities. [See also Medicine Lodge Cresset @ Mar 4, 1898, for death of Mrs. M.H. Clements' mother, Mrs. Millie Cochran; also see Cresset @ Jul 29 & Aug 5, 1898 for more about the wedding.]

Aug 10, 1898

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Born: A big boy baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. T.J. Reeves on Thursday, Aug. 4th. Dr. Moore in attendance.

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Died: Mrs. Maggie Gibson, wife of Wm. Gibson, died at her home about 10 miles north of this city on Tuesday morning, August 9, 1898, at 2 o'clock. She was taken with quick consumption last spring and death was no unexpected. Burial services were held at Highland cemetery yesterday at 4 o'clock p.m., Rev. W.F. Cook officiating. Memorial services will be held later. The deceased was a daughter of Wm. Doles and was married twice. Her first husband, Jerry Zeilor, was a railroad man and met his death in an accident about nine years ago. She was married to Mr. Gibson about two years ago, who, with a boy by her first husband, survive. Mrs. Gibson was a lady of kindly disposition and friendly bearing, a dutiful wife and a loving mother. To the bereaved husband and the orphan boy, the sincerest sympathy of the community is extended. [See also Cresset transcription of Aug 5, 1898 @ pg 3, col 3.]

Aug 17, 1898, pg 3. col 3

Married: A marriage license was issued on Saturday to Seth Boney [sic] and Mrs. Sarah Wagner and we understand they were married on Sunday. The new Mrs. Boney was formerly Mrs. Pete Wagner but was divorced last January and Mr. Boney at one time was Mr. and Mrs. Wagner's son-in-law. They reside in Nashville. [See also Cresset transcription @ Aug 19, 1898, pg 3, col 3]

Aug 24, 1898

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Born: A big boy baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Singer last Thursday, Aug. 18th. Dr. Burney in attendance.

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Married: The marriage of Mr. Eugene A. Kelley and Miss Eugena C. McCormick will be one of the society events at Kiowa today. They are one of the most highly esteemed couples of south Barber and they have a host of admiring friends who will wish them nature's most bounteous blessing.

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Died: William Henry Ritchie died at the home of his son-in-law, Adolphus Bucknum, in Nippawalla township, Barber county, Kansas, on Wednesday, August 17, 1898. The body was embalmed by Undertaker Laughman, of Kiowa, and sent to Tipton, Mo., the home of the deceased, for interment. Mr. Ritchie came to this state last March to visit with his daughters, Mrs. A. Bucknum and Mrs. R.H. Clay and was taken sick on August 4th. He was 85 years of age. [See also Cresset transcription @ Aug 26, pg 3, col 4.]

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Married: A marriage license was issued on Saturday, [Aug] 20th, to Noah C. McCoy and Lydia I. Cline. The marriage ceremony, we understand, took place on Sunday. The groom is a son of H.C. McCoy, and is a young progressive farmer of Kiowa township. The bride is a popular young lady of Moore township. We wish them a pleasant and successful voyage down the stream of life.

Aug 31, 1898

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Married: On Friday, August 26, 1898, Probate Judge Funk issued a marriage license to Mr. Albert Dewhirst and Miss Iva Wysong, of Elm Mills township. The couple will have been united in marriage before this appears in print. Our best wishes extended. [Note groom's surname is spelled Dewhirst and Dewhurst; and See also Cresset transcription @ Sep 2, 1898, pg 3, col 3.]

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Born: G.E. Goff and wife are the proud parents of a nice girl born on Sunday night, the 28th. Dr. Cushenbery in attendance.

Sep 7, 1898, pg 3, col 2

Born: Sim Ewalt and wife are entertaining a little girl visitor that arrived on Monday, September 5th. Dr. Moore introduced the little stranger, and Sim is running a little cigar shop of his own just now.

Sep 14, 1898

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Marriage: We glean from the Wichita Eagle an account of the marriage of Miss Florence L. Hitchcock to Mr. H.W. Burch. The bride resides in Guthrie and the groom at Wichita. They will reside in Wichita where Mr. Burch is engaged in business. Miss Hitchcock was at one time one of Medicine Lodge's most charming ladies and has many friends in our city.

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Died: Commissioner H.C. Walker was called to Waynoka, Oklahoma, last Thursday, to attend the funeral of his half-brother, W.B. Taul, who died on Wednesday, September 7, 1898. He had been a sufferer of heart disease for some time and, as in all such ailments, his death was very sudden. Mr. Taul leaves a wife and five children. His step-father and mother reside in Turkey Creek township, this county, the latter being 75 years of age. The deceased was five years older than Mr. Walker, his half brother. The Walkers and the Tauls are formerly from Breckinridge county, Kentucky. The deceased had never been a resident of Barber county, but his parents and brothers are pioneers. They came to Barber county in 1874 and have been residing here continuously since that time and are recognized as a family of the highest worth and integrity. Mr. Taul went to Waynoka at the time of the opening of the strip and settled on a homestead. While he is a total stranger to us, we feel that his family and relatives have sustained a great loss and the community in which he resided has lost a good citizen.

Sep 21, 1898, pg 3, col 2

Born: Mr. and Mrs. L.S. McElwain, of Eagle township, are the proud parents of a big boy baby born on Sunday, Sept. 18. Dr. Kociell in attendance. There's nothing like adding recruits to the Populist party, and congratulations are due Luther.

Sep 28, 1898

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Born: A big 10-pound boy-big enough to be deputy district clerk- arrived at the home of S.J. Adams and wife last Friday night. Dr. Kociell introduced the distinguished guest to the household.

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Married: The marriage of Mr. Walter S. Gant to Miss Josie Wood was solemnized at the home of the bride's parents in Winfield last Wednesday, September 21, 1898, at 11 o'clock a.m. The young people are thoroughly known in this part of Barber county. Mr. Gant is the younger son of Mr. and Mrs. R.V. Gant of this city, and an energetic, progressive young man. He is at present engaged in handling stock and has formerly served in the capacity of deputy in the offices of county treasurer and clerk. His disposition and habits are of an enviable and high character and he is fortunately possessed with the elements that enter into good citizenship. He will be a model husband. The bride was formerly a resident of this city, but removed with her parents to Winfield several years ago. She is a lady of refinement and culture and her virtues can only be measured by her excellence of disposition and sociability. Mr. Gant is to be congratulated upon winning such a valuable prize. Mr. and Mrs. Gant arrived in this city last Thursday and are now at the home of the groom's parents on north Walnut street.

Oct 5, 1898

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Married: On Monday, Oct. 3, 1898, Mr. Thomas B. Kinkaid and Miss Ida McCoy were united in marriage, Rev. J.F. Irwin officiating. Mr. Kinkaid is one of our most prosperous farmers and Miss McCoy is one of Medicine Lodge's most estimable ladies, being a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.R. McCoy. We wish them a long, prosperous and happy life.

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Married: Mr. Claud Morlan and Miss May Baxter were married at the residence of the groom's parents in this city on Saturday, Oct. 1, 1898, Rev. W.A. Cain officiating. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. D.N. Morlan and the bride, a niece of Mr. and Mrs. J.K. Osborne. We extend our best wishes.

Oct 12, 1898, pg 5, col 5

Died: "An Old Settler Gone" from Kiowa Review - Samuel H. Henton died at his home near Virgel, Oklahoma, September 27, 1898, from heart failure. Deceased was born in Pike county, Mo, June 19, 1830. On the 13th day of November, 1855, he was joined in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony to Mary V. Estes, of Lincoln county, Mo. The deceased and his young wife settled on a farm in Montgomery county, where they resided until 1879, at which time they moved to Barber county, locating on a farm in the Sharon Valley on which is now located the town of Sharon. The deceased and his companionable wife had born to them ten children - six daughters and four sons - all of whom are still living, except Norman who died in infancy. When the Strip was opened for settlement, deceased located on a claim two miles east of Virgel, where he continued to reside until his death, and where his widow and youngest son still live. 'Squire Henton, as deceased was commonly called, was what the world could call a good man, worshiped by all his neighbors, a good conservative Christian of the Golden Rule faith. [See also Cresset transcription @ Oct 7, 1898.]

Oct 19, 1898, pg 3, col 1

Born: A nice 12-pound boy baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Carten last Wednesday, Oct. 12th. Dr. Moore in attendance.

Oct 26, 1898, pg 4, col 3

Married: Mr. John E. McCorkle, of Sharon, and Miss Maggie Collins, of this city, were united in marriage at the residence of the bride's parents last Wednesday, [Oct] 19th. Judge Funk pronounced the words that made them man and wife. The young couple are among our most highly respected people and the good wishes of their friends are with them for life's journey.

Nov 2, 1898

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Married: John McCambley and Mrs. Flora Hargis were united in marriage last week. They are well known in Mingona and Lake City townships. Our best wishes are extended. [See also Cresset transcription @ Nov 4, 1898.]

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Died: Mabel McGrath, daughter of H.C. McGrath, of Alva, died on Monday, Oct. 31, of diphtheria. The sympathy of the family's friends in Barber county is extended.

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Married: Mr. Frank Ladou and Mrs. Kate Murphy were married at the latter's home in this city on Monday, Oct. 31, 1898, Rev. J.F. Irwin officiating. The groom is well known in Barber, having resided here a number of years. His better half came to this city about a year ago. We wish them a happy life. [See also Cresset transcription @ Nov 4, 1898.] [Obituary for Mr. LeDou [sic] appears @ Mar 14, 1900, pg 3, col 3]

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Married: Invitations are out announcing the marriage of Mr. Adam Jackson to Miss Rose Fishburn, at the residence of the bride's parents on Thursday evening, November 3, 1898. These young people are well known to the citizens of Medicine Lodge and vicinity, and their many friends will wish them nature's fondest blessings.

Nov 9, 1898

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Died: J.D. Bullington, father of Robt. Bullington, died on Monday, October 31, 1898. He was 81 Years of age and was a highly respected citizen. He came to Barber county in 1878, but has lived in different parts of the state since that time. The remains were interred in Highland cemetery on the Tuesday following his death.

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Died: Avis Caroline Axline, oldest child of Mr. and Mrs. L.M. Axline, died Wednesday evening, November 9, 1898, of congestion of the liver. She was bedfast less than twelve hours, although she complained several days. The funeral services were held from the family residence on Thursday. Avis was a bright little girl nearly eleven years of age and will be missed sadly by her playmates and young friends. The fond parents have sustained a loss such as can only be comprehended by father and mother and their grief finds a sympathetic responsive chord among all who know what it means to forever part with loved ones. Dear little Avis is gone, but her gentleness of disposition and her devotion to father and mother and brother and sister will ever live in the memory of all. [See also Cresset transcription @ Nov 11, 1898; this child was the daughter of the Cresset's Editor/Publisher.]

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Died: Walter Crocker, a young man in this neighborhood died last week of typhoid fever and was buried in Hazelton. [Southeast Barber news]

pg 3, col 5

Married: On Wednesday night, November 3, 1898, at the residence of the bride's sister, Mrs. Lillian Herr, Mr. George W. Horney and Miss Ora K. Painter assumed the vows of husband and wife. Rev. J.F. Irwin, pastor of the M.E. church, officiated. The contracting parties are well known to the people of Medicine Lodge and vicinity and need no introduction. Mr. Horney came to Medicine Lodge in the city's early days and has been actively identified with her business interests since that time. He is recognized as one of our most substantial citizens and is respected by everybody. The only misfortune with which his bride must contend is that she is rather closely related to the victims of this office. We wish them everything but misery. [See also transcription of Cresset @ Nov 4, 1898.]

Nov 16, 1898

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Born: A boy baby was born to Jas. Neatherly and wife on Tuesday, Nov. 8th.

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Born: Dr. Moore reports a girl baby born to Mr. and Mrs. Wm Reutlinger last Wednesday, Nov. 9th.

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Born: A young lady of regulation weight came to stay with Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Shaw last Thursday, November 10, 1898. Dr. Kociell introduced her to the household. Wash is the "tickledest" man in town unless it would be Sim Ewalt.

Nov 23, 1898, pg 3, col 3

Died: Mrs. Emma Sommer, wife of F.E. Sommer, residing one mile west of Kiowa, died last Friday night of neuralgia of the heart. She had been afflicted several years with heart trouble but her death was very sudden and unexpected. Mrs. Sommer was well known in the southern part of the county and her death is mourned by all who knew her. The remains were taken to her old home in Illinois for interment. The deceased leaves a husband and two sons to mourn her earthly departure.

Nov 30, 1898

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Married: Mr. Frank Drysdale and Miss Jessie May Leonhart, both of Kiowa, were married last Wednesday, November 23, 1898. They are among the most popular people of the border line city. Our congratulations and best wishes.

pg 3, col 4

Married: Mr. John F. Hughes and Miss Myrtle B. Jameson, of Kiowa, were married on Thursday evening, November 24, 1898. They are favorites among Kiowa's social circles and are people of the highest worth and integrity. May their good fortunes never grow less.

pg 3, col 4

Married: November 23, 1898, at the residence of the bride's parents at Crisfield, Kansas, Mr. W.L. Maddox and Miss Edna Bell, Rev. R.B. Engle performed the ceremony. (Anthony Bulletin) The groom is well known in the eastern part of this county.

pg 3, col 4

Born: Dr. Cushenbery reports a Thanksgiving boy born to Mr. and Mrs. Green Harris last Thursday, [Nov] 24th.

Dec 7, 1898

pg 3, col 2

Died: The youngest child - a boy - of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Thompson died on Saturday night last [Dec 3], of croup. The funeral was held on Sunday. This is the second boy Mr. and Mrs. Thompson have lost and no one except those who have been similarly unfortunate can sympathize with them. To part with the little ones that bring so much sunshine and gladness to the home is a greater sacrifice than words can express.

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Married: Mr. James Dobbs and Miss Joy Holmes were united in marriage at the residence of the bride's mother in Kansas City, Kansas, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 1898. They arrived in this city on Saturday, December 3rd, and are now at home to their friends in the neat and beautiful house on east Kansas avenue, recently purchased by the groom. James Dobbs, of the Dobbs & Shaw firm, is one of the most extensive cattle dealers of the Southwest; prudent in business, cordial in disposition, and justly enjoys the confidence of his acquaintanceship both in a business and a social capacity. Miss Joy Holmes grew to womanhood in this city but has lived in Kansas City during the past four years. She has always been a favorite among those who enjoyed her acquaintance and is a lady of rare accomplishment and refinement. It is not often that a young couple start on the voyage of married life with such flattering prospects and if the kind wishes of a host of friends avail anything their prosperity and happiness will never abate. [See also Cresset transcription @ Dec 2, 1898.]

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Married: Walter L. Maddox and Edna Bell, of Harper county, were married on Wednesday, November 23, 1898, at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. Maddox is one of our most successful farmers and stockmen and a good citizen. His wife is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bell, of Harper county. She is an accomplished lady and has always moved in the best society. We wish them a happy and prosperous life.

Dec 14, 1898

pg 3, col 1

Born: Dr. J.T. Cushenbery reports a big 9-pound girl born to Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Crawford on Friday, December 9th.

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Died: Friday, December 2nd, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M.S. Locket, Mrs. Eliza Phye, at the advanced age of 86 years. The funeral was held at the residence on Saturday, conducted by Rev. McCormick. Westley and Fred Phye, of Barber county, sons of the deceased, attended the funeral, and the latter accompanied the remains to Missouri, where the deceased formerly lived. (Harper Sentinel)

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Married: On Monday, Dec. 12th, Probate Judge Funk united in marriage Mr. Samuel A. Davison and Miss Ethel L. Degarmo, both of Stafford county.

Dec 21, 1898

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Married: On Monday, Dec. 18th, Judge Funk united in marriage Mr. Chas. A. Bodley and Miss Ora Standfield, both of Kiowa; and

Married: On Monday, Dec. 18th, Judge Funk united in marriage Mr. Joseph P. Kuder and Nannie C. Garten, of this city. We wish both couples a happy married life.

Dec 28, 1898

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Married: Dr. Samuel V. Luallen and Dr. Mattie Karr were united in marriage at the residence of the bride's parents in Alva on Monday, Dec. 26, 1898. Both of the parties are formerly of Medicine Lodge and always ranked among our most industrious and energetic citizens. The groom is a successful and first-class dentist while the bride is one of Alva's most popular practicing physicians. We wish Mr. and Mrs. Luallen success, prosperity and many happy returns in both a professional and a matrimonial capacity. [See also Cresset transcription @ Dec 30, 1898.]

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Born: On Tuesday, Dec. 20, 1898, to Mr. and Mrs. F.R. Hayes, a big boy baby. Tuesday night Frank acted awful gay, [but] at that time we did not know the cause. We learned later, however.

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Died: On Monday, December 19, 1898, Miss Emma Ormiston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O.O. Ormiston, of Valley township. The deceased was 19 years of age. Quick consumption was the cause of her death. Miss Ormiston was loved and respected by a large circle of friends, all of whom deeply mourn her early death.

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Married: On Wednesday, December 21, 1898, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. Lester A. Heckard and Miss Bessie B. Blanton. The groom is one of Kiowa's young and most successful business men and the bride is an accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N.B. Blanton, of Hazelton township. They have a large circle of friends in southern Barber. The Index extends congratulations to this estimable couple.

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Married: Mr. Frank P. Hewitt and Miss Ida Sleeper were married at the home of the bride's parents in Valley township on Sunday night, December 25, 1898 - Christmas night. Only a few friends witnessed the ceremony. The bride was dressed in her beautiful graduation gown and was indeed attractive and beautiful. Mr. Hewitt is an industrious and prosperous farmer and the bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V.C. Sleeper, formerly of Wellington. The Index extends sincerest congratulations. [See below @ Jan 11, 1899 for marriage of Ida Sleeper's brother, Victor; see also Cresset transcription @ Dec 30, 1898.]

Jan-Jun 1900

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